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Ranking Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao,...

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Floyd Mayweather is still the world No 1 despite Manny Pacquiao's return to form... and Carl Froch is 2014's best of British (but Amir Khan is punching his weight again)
  • Floyd Mayweather was the top pound-for-pound boxer in world in 2014
  • Manny Pacquiao dazzled again, especially in thrashing Chris Algieri
  • Carl Froch breaks into world top 10 and is top of British rankings
  • Amir Khan had two massive 'away' wins over Americans in the US
  • James DeGale delivering on Olympic gold medal promise
By Jeff Powell for the Daily Mail  
, 30 December 2014

Rankings of the finest practitioners in sport always carry the heaviest weight at the year’s end. And so, after much deliberation over the turkey and Chrismtas pudding, we come to this column’s listing of the top 10 pound-for-pound boxers in both the world and the United Kingdom in 2014.

1) FLOYD MAYWEATHER – still the No 1 man, in the pay-per-view as well as pound-for-pound ratings, despite a non-vintage year compromising two typically proficient, matador-like handlings of Marcos Maidana’s bull-rushes from the Argentinian pampas

2) MANNY PACQUIAO - back to dazzling form in 2014, first avenging the travesty of last year’s decision gifted to Tim Bradley by the Las Vegas judges, then seeing off new young champion Chris Algieri by the basketball score of 120-102. Time, surely, for the PacMan and Money man to finally get it on in 2015....